Crowdjuke

Music Hack day again. Crowdjuke is a new app, created by Facebook partner engineer Matt Kelly. The as-yet-unreleased app pulls the music preferences of friends that have RSVP’d to a particular event, then uses Rdio’s music library to create a playlist combining their tastes. Nothing we haven’t seen before, the real problem with crowd-sourced playlisting is how…

who is defining reality?

If you followed some of the recent German news, you may know that German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg resigned from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet after weeks of mounting pressure after a crowd driven wiki called Guttenplag proved  him plagiarizing significant portions of his doctoral dissertation. Now this wiki is nominated for the major German journalism…

I’m lost and sold to the hype

Let’s meet up! When you’ve been on any major music event the last couple of weeks, you must have ran into someone representing Midem, SxSW, Womex, Popkomm, Berlin Music Week, Eurosonic, Amsterdam Dance Event, Sonar, Reeperbahn Festival, CMJ, Canadian Music Week, North by Northeast, Musexpo, The Great Escape, Winter Music Conference, Music Matters, In the…